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Today 08:00 AM
Originally Posted by deadbodyman View Post
Harrison never could drive anything very well .I guess that's why he got a Woogie for the faster stuff. Did he just crash a plane or was that some other actor?
Yes that was him. He had a engine failure after taking off from Santa Monica Airport In L.A. and planted it on a near by golf course. The main metering jet came loose in the carb and it flooded out the engine. I took interest in his crash because of the aircraft he was flying. He has a Ryan PT 22 Wll Army trainer. My buddy had one and I've spent many hours in one. Great airplane. Five cylinder radial engine, open cockpit, fabric wings. Lots of fun. It's a two man airplane. One to work the switches one to pull the prop. Guess which one I was? I'm sure it's being rebuilt. Ford holds a number of pilot certificates including a helicopter rating. he owns a Bell 407 helicopter. I'd see him at the Reno Air Races occasionally.

Today 07:19 AM
Too Many Projects At least the "no charging" issue was easily resolved.

As for a draw, does it have a glove box, under hood/trunk, courtesy lights ? Visor vanity light ?

Could also be a shorted diode in the alt. The gen/alt light will usually glow very faintly from that. Easy enough to check, since it's dark by 7 pm now...
Today 12:04 AM
MARTINSR I came home to find that Nick had driven the Falcon and it stalled and wouldn't start right down the street in front of the Jr high he had attended. Get this, a fire truck was behind him and the firemen pushed him up into the school parking lot where the janitor jumped the Falcon and he drove it home! LOL Anyway, the battery is deader than a door nail. He came out of his room a while ago and explained what it was doing and diagnosed it as a bad alternator. He went out to find that the alternator hadn't been hooked back up when we were looking for the draw that the car has! LOLOL

Ok, back to the drawing board.

Yesterday 08:28 PM
whinny Coming along nicely!

Later gator
Yesterday 08:02 PM
tech69 more cutting and rubbing. Did two doors today. Man, wish they were all white.

Yesterday 12:20 PM
496CHEVY3100 Yes just a couple months ago
Yesterday 09:51 AM
John long
Originally Posted by Too Many Projects View Post
Was this like an anniversary trip ?
LOL, Yes. We take a trip every 45 years.

Actually, Barb's brother had a condo rented in Jenson Beach for a week and invited us to go with them. We road on down to Fort Lauderdale for "old times sake" one day.

Yesterday 09:42 AM
Too Many Projects Was this like an anniversary trip ?
Yesterday 08:30 AM
John long I'm baaack.......

How about a beer at the Elbo Room in Fort Lauderdale. Who would have thought it was still there. The last time I drank a Beer at the Elbo Room was in 1968. It was fun to see the strip again after all these years. I met Barb in Lauderdale 48 years ago.

Pretty cool. I doubt there are many left who remember "Where the Boys Are."


Yesterday 05:43 AM
Originally Posted by adantessr View Post
One of Harrison Ford's earliest roles. Driving the 55 Chevy Suzanne Summers was the girl in the White Thunderbird.
Harrison never could drive anything very well .I guess that's why he got a Woogie for the faster stuff. Did he just crash a plane or was that some other actor?
Yesterday 05:29 AM
Originally Posted by whinny View Post
Those are big pipes, from memory all my water pipes upstairs were 20mm dia?
Why so big, catching water????

Later gator
2" is the smallest size drains I'm using in the house. I had the kitchen drain pipe on the last house changed from 1-1/2" to 2" and vowed never to deal with that again. The 1-1/2" kept getting clogged up.

I'm using 1-1/2" for vents of course.
Yesterday 05:23 AM
Originally Posted by boothboy View Post
Pugs is that drain pipe? Shouldn't there be some clean outs?

No clean outs required until you go in excess of 135 degrees of turns on a horizontal plane. One 90 and a 45 or three 45's OK. If it needs more, it's time to change the layout. I will be redoing one run (not pictured) this morning. I realized I went 180 degrees on it.
10-11-2015 10:19 PM
Originally Posted by MARTINSR View Post
Also look at the painted silver rims on the car that burns. And also look at the fact that it has a powerglide too! I think it's even single exhaust as I remember. One of only a tiny few mistakes made. It's actually a pretty well done film for as low budget as it was.

Now the Moroso valve covers on Milners rail in American Graffiti II makes me want to puke.

And to think they wouldn't let a guy I new back then onto the Fremont Drag strip for shooting because his chopped and channeled Model A had Corvair front suspension. Something just hit me, that Model A was Yellow! They couldn't let it on the site because it looked too much like Milner's coupe!

American Graffiti=ti and Hollywood Knits were great movies also Two lanes Blacktop ,,
10-11-2015 10:05 PM
Originally Posted by whinny View Post
That wiring looks like a headache to me!

Later gator
It won't be as bad as it looks. My dad worked on the wiring on autos and semi trucks when he was alive and at 16 yrs old I was going and helping him after school so I learned a lot about it. Just have not done a complete wiring job for a good many years. The worst thing is that it really eats up the time doing it. And I am sure sure lots of good memories well start floating in.
10-11-2015 09:04 PM
Originally Posted by Too Many Projects View Post
I'm certain, from the pics, that the upper section is the same veneer sheets. It just isn't as deteriorated.

The weather from your locale to here seems like you are in Canada. Our temps are going to be much lower than today, but still seasonal at 60 for a high and low 40's overnight. We haven't seen a frost yet, and it doesn't look likely this week.

We were mid 80s' today and still 76 right now. The Harley ride was beautiful. not much leaf color yet, but nice weather for riding.
Our hi tomorrow is supposed to be 55 at 10am and then drop to the 40s and talking rain too. Glad I finished my little project. We had frost for about a week straight. Lots of 25s.

Glad you had a great ride. We're peaking with color......
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